Our 10-week Introduction to English Law and Legal Method short course provides a comprehensive introduction to the UK legal system and how this sits within European legislation.
Taught at online, this legal English Law evening class provides a detailed examination of how legal rules are made and applied; and an overview of the twin pillars of state - the courts and the constitution.
You will be encouraged to participate in class discussion on individual topics, including:
- Parliamentary legislation
- The doctrine of precedent
- Equitable principles
- Legal terminology
- Law reporting.
Brexit and the impact of Human Rights Law are also discussed.
This English law course can be beneficial for those wanting to study a degree in Law as it will provide a taster to progress further.
Who is it for?
Our English law course is taught at introductory level and so formal legal training is not required. It is ideal if you have an interest in the law or you are required to understand aspects of the legal process within your role.
Find out more about our Law courses
The Introduction to English Law and Legal Method short course takes place every Wednesday at 18.30 for 10 weeks.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
- Learn from practising industry lawyers at a University with a longstanding reputation in the area of law
- Accessible, online learning taught in small groups
- Awarded a City, University of London certificate